Mark Riley: ‘Dickhead for Shit News’. Has Tony Abbot been editing Mark Riley’s Wikipedia page? We think so…

Gillard like Hanson, says ABC journo. We thought this tweet was rather a strange thing for an ABC political journalist (he works on News 24 out of Parliament House) to say. Andrew Greene must have thought the same — he quickly deleted it.

Tea Party launch magazine, The Tea Party Review

“The Tea Party already has a caucus in both houses of Congress. Now, the movement has a magazine: Tea Party Review.” — The Huffington Post

Twitter messages not private, rules UK Press Commission

“The PCC ruled on Tuesday that information posted on Twitter should be considered public and publishable by newspapers after it cleared the Daily Mail and Independent on Sunday of breaching privacy guidelines.” — The Guardian

In no rush to erecting paywalls, Fairfax keeps web options open

“The newly appointed chief executive of Fairfax Media, Greg Hywood, has an open mind when it comes to erecting paywalls around the company’s main websites, and says he won’t be rushed into making a decision.” — The Australian

After MSNBC, Keith Olbermann joins Al Gore TV

“Former MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann will host a one-hour nightly program on Current TV starting later this Spring. Olbermann will also have an equity stake in Current as part of the deal.” — Mediabistro

Newsweek‘s Tina Brown vs. HuffPo‘s Arianna Huffington

“As founders of influential news sites the Huffington Post and the Daily Beast, Arianna Huffington and Tina Brown seem like natural Darwinian enemies. But anyone hoping for a juicy media catfight will have to get their kicks elsewhere.” — Harper’s Bazaar

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